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Good Old Fiddle Music
Genres: Country, Folk, World Music, Pop
Don't expect liner notes, recording personnel, or even so much as the years these 10 cuts were waxed; do, however, expect a collection of fiery, fun, and deftly performed country instrumentals. Tommy Jackson ranks as perha... more »
Don't expect liner notes, recording personnel, or even so much as the years these 10 cuts were waxed; do, however, expect a collection of fiery, fun, and deftly performed country instrumentals. Tommy Jackson ranks as perhaps the most influential session fiddler in history, one who's graced recordings by everyone from Hank Williams, Bill Monroe, Patsy Cline, Ray Price, Rose Maddox, Faron Young, Doc Watson, Bob Wills, and Red Foley to Joan Baez, Duane Eddy, and Doug Sahm. These wonderful square-dance favorites most likely come from Jackson's days at Dot Records in the late 1950s. The electric guitarist on most cuts is almost certainly the fleet-fingered Hank Garland, another leading light of the Nashville studio scene and master of transposing fast-paced fiddle tunes for electric guitar. Together, they update the old-time square-dance concept with lively arrangements and stellar, crisp playing. --Marc Greilsamer
Great fiddlin, great price
Pete Martin | Seattle | 01/17/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Tommy Jackson was the king of fiddlers in the 50's. This CD has good versions of tunes including one of his that should be played more often, Acorn Hill Breakdown. Plus hot takeoff guitar solos. Buy and enjoy!"
KIDNAPPED AND HELD CAPTIVE!
firstname.lastname@example.org | Los Banos, California | 12/01/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Tommy Jackson kidnaps your mind and keeps your attention while holding your feet captive. Anyone who doesn't buy these tunes (or any other) will miss an enjoyment of a life time."